She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, John Stride, and Alec McCowen in the cast. Franco Zeffirelli was director.
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
I was lucky enough to spar with Peggy Mount, a huge star of television and stage ever since her appearance as the harridan heroine of Sailor Beware. [Sir Ian McKellan]
Discovered acting at the drama society of her local Wesleyan chapel. Left school at 14 to work as a secretary and take private acting classes under Phyllis Reader. In 1944, she gave her first professional acting performance in "Hindle Wakes" in Keighley, Yorkshire. She then spent nine years with regional repertory companies.
Massively powerful voice and dragon-like roles